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Donna Auguste leads research teams doing work with sensors and actionable data science. She maintains a focus on increasing STEM engagement in communities that are historically underrepresented in STEM fields. Her entrepreneurial career in electrical engineering and computer science resulted in innovative products for thousands of customers, and more than 20 patents. She has volunteered extensively in developing countries. Donna has earned degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and Regis University in Denver. In 2019, she completed her PhD in Technology, Media and Society at the ATLAS Institute of the University of Colorado Boulder, College of Engineering and Applied Science. Donna and her husband David live near San Diego, CA. She is a member of the 1998 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute and the Aspen Global Leadership Network.